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Blackpool Illuminations is an annual lights festival, founded i...

wikipedia - 18 Sep 2016
Blackpool Illuminations is an annual lights festival, founded in 1879 and first switched on 19 September that year, held each autumn in the British seaside resort of Blackpool on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire. Also known locally as The Lights or The Illuminations, they run each year for sixty-six days, from late August until early November at a time when most other English seaside resorts' seasons are coming to an end. Dubbed as "the greatest free light show on earth", they are 6 miles
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Chart-toppers set to launch Blackpool Illuminations party

Blackpool Gazette - 22 Jun 2018
The Illuminations switch-on party is set to rock the Prom with a pair of top music names and a welcome return for tumbling stars Diversity. Singer Ella Eyre and DJ Producer Jonas Blue will perform at the Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On concert set ...
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Manchester to Blackpool Night Ride

British Heart Foundation - 11 Jul 2018
At midnight you'll set off from the iconic Intu Trafford Centre and take on a 52 mile Lancashire route, heading for the glow of the Blackpool sea front, where the world famous illuminations will be switched on exclusively to welcome you across the ...
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Exploring Scotland's continued love affair with Blackpool

The National - 05 Jul 2018
AS a wee girl growing up in Muirhouse, north of Edinburgh, in the 1970s, Gillian Campbell used to wonder what her dad actually meant when he chided her with the words: “Put that light off… it's like Blackpool Illuminations in here!” “Until I moved ...
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The 10 Most Instagram-Worthy Beaches In The UK

Shevolution - 11 Jul 2018
Summer is here, the weather is amazing and it is time to get out and make some memories. If you are planning to visit a beach, why not pick one that will set your 'gram profile on fire. Research by Globehunters analysed Instagram hashtags to find the ...
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North West visitor economy specialists in favour of tourism levy

Insider Media - 06 Jul 2018
Philip Welsh, head of visitor economy at Blackpool Council, acknowledged something had to be done. "We sustain Blackpool Illuminations and virtually all the investment in that is from the local authority," he said. "If [those free attractions] are ...
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Chorley FC chief executive 'sorry' for Instagram post

Lancashire Evening Post - 22 Jun 2018
Mr Riche, who has previously worked for AFC Fylde and Fleetwood Town and as Business Development Manager for Blackpool Illuminations, has now been formally reprimanded by directors on the board at his current club, Chorley FC. Joanne Peoples, from ...
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Red Arrows to close out Blackpool Air Show 2018

Lancashire Business View - 10 Jul 2018
Blackpool's upcoming tourism programme also includes Ride the Lights on August 28, Illuminations Switch On on August 31, Britney Spears in concert on September 1, and Lightpool the World Fireworks Championships and Nickleodeon's SlimeFest.
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British Heart Foundation - 11 Jul 2018
Manchester to Blackpool Ride. Cycle all night and finish under Blackpool Illuminations to raise money for us. Sign up now · Shop · Shop · Find your local shop · Furniture & Electrical stores · Furniture & Electrical stores · Shopping inspiration ...
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British Heart Foundation - 11 Jul 2018
Manchester to Blackpool Ride. Cycle all night and finish under Blackpool Illuminations to raise money for us. Sign up now · Shop · Shop · Find your local shop · Furniture & Electrical stores · Furniture & Electrical stores · Shopping inspiration ...
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British Heart Foundation - 11 Jul 2018
Manchester to Blackpool Ride. Cycle all night and finish under Blackpool Illuminations to raise money for us. Sign up now · Shop · Shop · Find your local shop · Furniture & Electrical stores · Furniture & Electrical stores · Shopping inspiration ...
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Dave's big hearted ride for BHF charity

Tavistock Times Gazette - 04 Jul 2018
The 62 -year-old is now looking forward to his next charity cycle - the Manchester to Blackpool Midnight Ride, which takes place later in the year when the famous Blackpool illuminations are switched on. Dave will also be raising money for the BHF.
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Blackpool businesses 'could fund illuminations'

BBC News - 06 Apr 2018
Blackpool Illuminations could be funded by local businesses under options being considered by councillors. Pressure on budgets has led Blackpool Council to investigate new ways to protect services including the illuminations, the Grundy Art Gallery and ...
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Plan would see £300000 investment in Blackpool Illuminations

Blackpool Gazette - 23 May 2018
Their primary use would be to showcase the Illuminations in a “dynamic and creative manner” but advertising is part of the driving force for the investment. The screens would also offer public information messages. A design brief accompanying the ...
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News in pictures: Monday July 16, 2018

The Times - 16 Jul 2018
Swimmers cooling off in a pool in Nanjing, eastern China, where a heatwave has sent temperatures past 35CYANG BO/CHINA NEWS SERVICE/VCG. The Times, July 16 2018, 12:01am. Shareemailfacebooktwitter ...
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Blackpool Illuminations boss leaving for new challenge

Blackpool Gazette - 09 May 2018
Coun Gillian Campbell, deputy leader of Blackpool Council, said: “Richard has been the face of Blackpool Illuminations for many years and his passion and dedication to the annual display is renowned. “Over the years he has worked tirelessly to ensure ...
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Resort hit by raft of new summer rail closures

Blackpool Gazette - 03 Jul 2018
The news comes as one Blackpool MP has said compensation for the rail chaos is too little too late and Blackpool Council Leader has called for compensation for businesses hit by a reduction in passenger visitors. ...
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Pleas to save Blackpool's Livewire Festival

Blackpool Gazette - 10 Jul 2018
Now, calls are being made for Blackpool Council to encourage alternative promoters to stage the four-day pop party, which was taking place at the Tower Festival Headland during the August Bank Holiday weekend of Thursday to Sunday, August 23 to 26.

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